Jim Deshaies joins Chicago Cubs TV booth

Former major league pitcher Jim Deshaies has agreed to a

four-year contract to serve as a Chicago Cubs television


WGN-TV and the Cubs announced the agreement Monday. Deshaies

will work with Len Kasper in the booth and replace Bob Brenly, who

left in October to return to broadcasting for the Arizona


Deshaies has been serving since 1997 as an analyst in Houston,

where he spent most of his playing career. He was 84-95 with a 4.14

ERA in 12 major league seasons.